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The Time Traveler's Wife (2009)

PG-13 | | Drama, Fantasy, Romance | 14 August 2009 (USA)
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A Chicago librarian has a gene that causes him to involuntarily time travel, creating complications in his marriage.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
... Annette DeTamble
... Henry at Six
... Richard DeTamble
... Henry
... Hospital Receptionist
Bart Bedford ... Library Researcher
Esther Jun ... Waitress
... Chicago Police #1
Craig Snoyer ... Chicago Police #2
... Clare
Carly Street ... Librarian
Romyen Tangsubutra ... Thai Waiter
... Clare at Six and Eight
... Charisse
... Gomez
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When Henry DeTamble meets Clare Abshire in a Chicago library they both understand that he is a time traveler, but she knows much more about him as he has not yet been to the times and places where they have already met. He falls in love with her, as she has already with him, but his continuing unavoidable absences while time traveling - and then returning with increasing knowledge of their future - makes things ever more difficult for Clare. Written by Jeremy Perkins {J-26}

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Rated PG-13 for thematic elements, brief disturbing images, nudity and sexuality | See all certifications »

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14 August 2009 (USA)  »

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Te amaré por siempre  »

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Budget:

$39,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$18,623,171, 16 August 2009, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$63,414,846

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$101,344,412
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The Brazilian distributor for the film ran Internet ads for it, incorrectly stating it to be "a film by Brad Pitt". Pitt is an Executive Producer, not Director. See more »

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When Clare is in the bathtub talking to Henry the water is clearly visible near the top of the tub. When the shot changes to a medium of Henry it is clear that the tub is empty of water. See more »

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[first lines]
Henry at Six: [giving up] I can't sing.
Annette DeTamble: That was fine, Henry.
Henry at Six: I can't sing like you.
Annette DeTamble: Of course not. You're supposed to sing like you.
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Referenced in Gravity Falls: The Time Traveler's Pig (2012) See more »

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Love Will Tear Us Apart
Written by Ian Curtis, Peter Hook, Stephen Morris and Bernard Sumner
Performed by Broken Social Scene
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Um, horrible
22 August 2009 | by See all my reviews

What is with all the rave reviews for this movie??? This movie was horrible!!!! I have not read the book so I can't compare it to that, but what a weird, weird movie. In all fairness, I knew before I saw it that it would be kind of strange, but it ended up being ridiculously bad. I usually like Rachel McAdams and think she is a great actress but even she couldn't save this movie. A big reason that I saw this movie was because it had a 7.4 rating on this website, so now I am going to possibly save anyone else that might have to sit through this movie. It is not worth seeing. I found myself wishing that I was a time traveler during this movie so that I could have been anywhere else but sitting in that theater. I almost got up and left but I figured it had to get better as it went. Wrong. I didn't care what happened to any of the characters in this movie and was very glad when it was over.


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